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Custodial Services Supervisor (3rd shift)

Apply now Job no: 500408
Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Official Title: Custodial Services Supervisor (3rd Shift)
Business Title: Custodial Services Supervisor
Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $42,600-$45,000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: Fixed Term-renewable
Position Summary:

Do you want to work for one of the TOP 10 Employers in Wisconsin? Ranked #9 'Best Places to Work' by Forbes Magazine, UWO is now offering sign-on bonuses for new Custodial and Grounds employees!

Recruitment Bonus of $1,000 ($500 for part-time) will be awarded after successful completion of 180-day Probation Period (6 months)!

Retention Bonus of $1,000 ($500 for part-time) will be awarded after successful completion of 1-year Employment Anniversary!


Identifies work unit resources needs, supervises, and develops effective custodial teams and/or coordinates project work to ensure the cleanliness, orderliness, and safety of institutional property.

Normal workdays are Sunday through Thursday 8:00PM to 4:00AM. Occasional weekend work may be required. Must have a valid WI driver’s license and be authorized to drive a University vehicle upon appointment. A criminal background check is required. Must pass a pre-work screen to ensure the ability to perform essential physical functions of the position.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.

  • Identifies work unit resource needs, manages workflow components, schedules logistics and secures resources for the completion of established projects by internal and external entities
  • Implements the use of and provides training for new supplies/equipment to ensure adequate utilization
  • Exercises supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of employees
  • Develops, implements, and schedules operational work plans of staff for one or multiple projects or work units
  • Identifies, develops, and implements facility emergency and hazardous response policies and procedures to align with institutional safety rules and regulations

Perform tasks requiring standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking considerable distances between and within buildings on campus to review proposed projects and inspect completed work normally performed by supervisor's staff.

Ability to climb stairs, ladders, scaffolding, and reach above head to review proposed projects and inspect work performed on interior and exterior of campus buildings normally performed by supervisor's staff.

Must be able to read/understand chemical labels/signs and/or pictures.

Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Essential functions and responsibilities of the position must be able to be performed with or without a reasonable accommodation.


Work experience with institutional or commercial custodial procedures, methods, techniques, cleaning agents/chemicals and equipment used in a large-scale custodial operation and the ability to train subordinates to properly do their job.

Knowledge of occupational hazards, safety precautions and procedures related to housekeeping operations and the ability to train subordinates in this area.

Management experience.

Customer service experience, and effective oral communication to work and interact with subordinates, co-workers, students, guests, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Key boarding skills and basic knowledge of MS Word and Excel to input and extract data from a variety of programs.

Ability to write clear and concise instructions, reports, memos, and letters.

Knowledge of recordkeeping and inventory practices and procedures.

Ability to conduct on-site inspection of employee work, equipment, facilities and maintenance projects through campus.

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Cover letter, resume, contact information for 3 professional references

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by Sunday, November 27th are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWO Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWO Police Department, at (920) 424-1212 for a paper copy.


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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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Reasonable Accommodations

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or